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Vintage guitars for sale: Hofner Senator

Hofner Senator 1956 - superb condition

Sheffield, S17***, UNITED KINGDOM


I inherited this Hofner Senator archtop guitar from my father. He bought it in 1962 and looked after it meticulously and it had a professional set up so the action is low and very enjoyable to play. I am selling it as it's a guitar definitely more suited to jazz. The guitar's Hofner label provides Senator Reg No. 2730. The ebony fascia headstock has type 1 individual machine heads and inlaid pearl decoration. It has a compensator tailpiece, a mock tortoiseshell scratchplate, a maple laminated ... more

Hofner Senator (1958)



Hofner Senator (1958). Original label inside states model 4513. Good condition bought from new in 1958, well looked after by family No case or pickguard included.
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1959 Hofner senator

Horncastle, LN9***, UNITED KINGDOM


1959 Hofner senator with original hard shell case The guitar is in very good condition for its age Some nice laquer crackle all over the body, the old senator aged quite well All the electrics are working fine The neck although without a trussrod is straight and comes with a low, fast action.
The frets are ok and have a lot of life left
The accoustic tone of the instrument has the sharpish sound of an archtop typical for that time As soon you plug it in, it changes character, the solo ... more

CHITARRA HOFNER - senator - n. 1174 - Rarissima Acustica e Amplificabile - 1958

olmeneta, 26***, ITALY


CHITARRA HOFNER - senator - n. 1174 -  Rarissima Acustica e Amplificabile - 1958
Corpo in acero fiammato
Fondo in un pezzo unico acero
Tavola in abete
Tavola e fondo bombati
Tastiera in palissandro
Tutte le parti sono originali compreso il battipenna
Manico in acero di tre pezzi acero e palissandro
Marchio a fuoco sulla tavola
Lunghetta totale 104 cm
Lunghezza cassa 51, 5 cm
Spessore cassa 12 cm
Spedizione in tutto il mondo con corriere espresso ... more

Hofner Senator guitar - 1960 - natural maple finish



Hofner Senator 1960 in a natural maple finish / Serial No. 10 442
The good the bad and the ugly
It's a well-loved guitar but needs some attention, hence the low price, compared to others on here It's been modified for a lefty but wouldn't take much (new nut) to change it back The neck has been reset and re fretted (by a professional luthier) and it plays ok (great sound!) but could do with setting up and new strings There's plenty of signs of wear, scratches, dings and cracked varnish... more

Vintage 1950's Hofner Senator Maple Acoustic Guitar Made in Germany

Leicester, LE8***, UNITED KINGDOM


Vintage 1950's Hofner Senator Maple Acoustic Guitar Made in Germany.... more

Hofner Guitar:Senator:Vintage 1963:Archtop:Electro-acoustic:Full working order.

Nunthorpe, TS7***, UNITED KINGDOM


A Hofner, Vintage 1963, Archtop Guitar converted to Electro-acoustic by the addition of a Vintage Hofner, Diamond pickup, Volume and Tone control to bring it uptodate A good acoustic voice, bright Treble, deep Bass, sounds great through an amplifier where the Archtop lends resonance to the Tone The Headstock carries the Hofner, Treble Clef, facia, Truss Rod cover and a set of new Tuners The neck is straight, the joint solid, the frets and fretboard are in good condition with a low action The ... more

Hofner Senator - blonde finish - 1958 - fitted Framus pickup + Framus bigsby



Hofner Senator
This Hofner Senator was made in the Hofner factory in Germany in 1958
It has a lovely blonde original finish and is in a great condition with a
straight neck and a nice low action. (The photos of the back of the guitar
appear to be lighter than the front, but actually both are exactly the same)
At sometimes in the past the old tuners were replaced for very nice Klusons
and the Framus pickup and Framus bigsby fitted plus of course, a jackplug
socket - so it ... more

Hofner Senator - 1960 natural maple finish

Felixstowe, IP11***, UNITED KINGDOM


Hofner Senator - 1960 natural maple finish
A seriously gorgeous piece of musical history, just awesome At some point there's bound to be a need for repair on an old (vintage) guitar I had a professional reset the neck and set up the action, so it now plays beautifully
According to serial numbers, this is one of 2098 made in 1960 Possibly rarer by the fact it is a natural maple finish (there were several different finish styles), rather than the sunburst Express24 next working day ... more

Vintage 1950's Hofner Senator Maple Acoustic Guitar Made in Germany

Stafford, ST16***, UNITED KINGDOM


Vintage 1950's Hofner Senator Maple Acoustic Guitar Made in Germany
Built in Germany in the 50's It plays very well considering it's age. It has a straight neck and good action, currently strung up with 11 gauge strings Minimal fret wear. I suspect new frets were installed at some point, All maple construction with a rsewood fingerboard It's missing the pickguard Overall a gorgeous, looked after vintage guitar that still plays well
Please check my other guitar listings Any questions ... more

Hofner Senator Thin line Blonde

Hartlepool, TS24***, UNITED KINGDOM


Hofner thin line blonde in lovely original condition in original old worn case I think it is a 1958 . Collection only or you can send a courier at your own risk . Thanks for looking
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Hofner senator archtop vintage acoustic 1960s

Coburg, VIC, 3***, AUSTRALIA

AU $965

Hofner blonde archtop jazz acoustic 23 frets
the condition is good for a 60 years of age guitar but has very high action which can be adjusted at the bridge
may have been used as a slide guitar during its lifetime,
some cracking on the heel and dings and scrapes as per the images
Patina adds to the charm of this wonderful vinatge Hofner
Structurally sound and plays well
Approx measurements are
full length 42"
lower bout length... more